Monthly Archives: July 2008

Fermentation Friday: What one tip would you give a beginner homebrewer?

Today is Fermentation Friday, the group blogging meme dedicated to homebrewing. Homebrewing bloggers all collaborate on a single theme for the month, and the group writing day is the last Friday of said month. This month’s topic comes from Brew Dudes: July’s Theme: What one tip would you give a beginner homebrewer before they brew their first batch and why? Who’s Invited: All bloggers who have ever homebrewed. Rules: Please keep it to just one … Continue reading →

Oregon Brewers Festival!

It started today, and I’m sad to say I won’t be making it this year. That’s okay though, I’ll still find things to blog about it and I’ll be following along online. For instance, John Foyston has video online already of the "beer parade" kick-off and ceremonial tapping of the keg. Looks like beautifully perfect weather, too. My Beer Pix is running on-the-scene photos, and Rooftop Brew has the first report write-up that I’ve seen. … Continue reading →

Widmer Brothers Day?

This is an interesting PR piece to come my way; it’s not quite a full press release but it’s definitely worth running. Mark your calendar’s for August 11th. There’s a day to celebrate moms, dads, grandparents, and even Irishness, but what about brothers? Brothers are a proud clan. They flush each others’ G.I. Joe’s down the toilet, they sucker punch each other and run away claiming self defense, and when they “grow up” they drink … Continue reading →

Press Release: Win an Ultimate Fantasy Football Draft Day Party from Redhook Ale Brewery

Redhook Sweepstakes Celebrates Draft Day, Fantasy Picks and Trash Talk Fantasy football players across the country are preparing for the most important event of the year: their draft day party. As players delve into intense stat checking and hours of ESPN watching, Redhook is offering fantasy football teams the chance to win a draft day party even NFL players would show up for. Beginning July 22, fantasy football fanatics can enter to win a Redhook … Continue reading →

Three Creeks Brewing Company – officially open in Sisters, OR

I received a couple of emails today regarding Central Oregon’s newest microbrewery, Three Creeks Brewing Company, located in Sisters. The first was from Wade Underwood, the owner, letting me know that they are officially open for business (a few weeks early). The other was from Geoffrey of, with a mini-review: Three Creeks Brewery in Sisters is open as of today! They had a real nice black ipa, a so-so blonde, and a good pale … Continue reading →